TripAdvisor Reviews Fairfield Inn Spring Valley
Travel Blogs from Spring Valley
... 100 degrees Fahrenheit but we struck it quite cool and no dust storms.The folks were very welcoming and friendly. Three of the workers had been to NZ..Harold Hilton,Gary Paul, Claudia Toppin and KenBeckman....oh that's 4! We also knowDon Puffalt (Canadian who labours in Ukraine) ...we met him in Barcelona. Enjoyed talking with Andrea Norman, an Eng girl who labours in Greece. We take special memories of our time there. Oh yes....the food was great too and ...
... festival, we asked few “local” people to recommend a hiking trail. There was a consensus and the winner was "West Fork" (AKA "Call o' The Canyon"). We learned that this is definitely one of the most popular hikes in the Sedona area - and with good reason. The West Fork of Oak Creek Trail offers a little bit of everything: dense forests, a trickling stream, towering rock walls, and a complete departure from the stressed-out world.
Our almost ...
... having lunch under this solar roof we drove on.
Our destination for that night was the petrified Forrest. We arrived outside
the gates rather late due to taking a wrong turn and driving 40 miles for
nothing. Anyway there was a nice campsite outside with picnic tables and trees
for shade. Also two very large souvenir shops, with tons of petrified wood.
This park was way off the beaten track so there was no traffic during the night
... take a few people up at a time and since we got there late we couldn't go for a tour.
It was time to head home since most of our time was battling traffic in Sedona.
SATURDAY 4/26- Today the motorhome is rocking and rolling with the rain storms coming thru so it is going to be a resting and wash day. We are suppose to head to Flagstaff tomorrow and today it is snowing there so we are glad we had not planned on going today. Once the rain stopped ...
A long day's drive took us out of Valley of Fire, through the beautiful Lake Mead National Park ($10 fee, but a lovely road, very lightly traveled) and south. We were surprised to see Lake Mead so low, apparently down 150' from its usual level. We drove into the Hoover Dam so Zach could see the phenomenon of the new bridge spanning the Colorado River and the dam itself...pretty amazing! ...